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    Glitter Card and Dies????

    Hi All. Does anybody know if it would be ok to use Spellbinders or similar dies in the BigShot with glitter card - not the 'encased' type but the type that "sheds" glitter IYKWIM?

    These dies are not cheap so don't want to blunt the dies as it would with CR blades.

    I thought maybe protect the cutting pad with a paper shim and cut into the back rather than glitter side of the card?? At the moment I only want to use it as mats anyway.
    TIA for any advice.

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    not completely sure what you mean by it "sheds glitter" but I have used glittered card or paper or other textures with my manual Big Shot - is your's electric though?
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    Hi. There are two types of glitter card - one where the glitter does not come off the page if you rub your fingers across it and one where the glitter does come off on your fingers - it is this type that I am talking about. Also - I would be using my Big Shot. not electronic Thanks for answering.

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    I've heard several demonstrators say dies aren't sharp they cut by pressure so I guess you wouldn't blunt the dies.

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    I have used both kinds of glitter card in the Cuttlebug with Spellbinder, Marianne, Cheery Lynn and Di'sire dies and they have all been fine.

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    Just make sure you cut through the glittered side before the backing !! Otherwise you get straggly bits.....

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    Ok Chaps - chocks away then. gonna give it a go. will report back later.
    Many thanks for all your advice.

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